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The principal selective factor in the ecology of Apis mellifera scutellata (referred to as the 'highland bee') may be the unpredictable variable rainfall of the arid to semi-arid zone of Africa in which it lives. This affects plant growth, and thus nectar and pollen availability. The colony...

Author(s)
Rinderer, T. E.
Publisher
Ellis Horwood, Chichester, UK
Citation
Africanized honey bees and bee mites., 1988, pp 13-28
Abstract

Anthrax has been known in Europe and Asia since ancient times, the history of the disease being associated with the domestication of animals. It is stated that anthrax was prevalent in Egypt in 1491 B.C., Greece in 1000 B.C., India in 500 B.C., and Rome in 70-79 B.C. The fifth plague of Egypt...

Author(s)
Kolonin, G. V.
Citation
Zhurnal Mikrobiologii, Epidemiologii i Immunobiologii, 1971, 1, pp 118-122 pp.
Abstract

By virtue of the limited range of the vector, it is only the tsetse-borne species of Trypanosoma which are confined to the African continent. Other cosmopolitan species occurring in livestock and reservoir species can cause confusion during disease surveys. Phytogeny is considered: the...

Author(s)
Hoare, C. A.
Publisher
London: Alien & Unwin,
Citation
The African trypanosomiases, 1970, pp 34-59
Abstract

It is known that strains of rabies virus from Africa and eastern Europe are usually more benign than those encountered in western Europe. The occurrence in Morocco of cases of rabies which have developed in spite of antirabic treatment has suggested that certain indigenous viruses might possess a...

Author(s)
REMLINGER, P.; BAILLY, J.
Citation
Maroc Medical, 1935, pp 41-43

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